St. Francis of Assisi Council #12480

Links of Interest

Faith In Action - Knights of Columbus Service Programs

Select / click on each Service Program area - Faith, Family, Community and Life to get a description of the suggested activities. 

Select Resources for each Program area to obtain supporting guides, requirements, booklets, posters, scripts, forms that are available to support each recommended program activity.  


Membership - New Member On-line Charity, Unity Fraternity Exemplification / Ceremony

The on-line exemplification of Charity, Unity and Fraternity is available via the link below.  It is available in English & Spanish versions.

Council #12480 would complete the regular admission process first.  Brief interview is completed, Form 100 is filled out, read in and voted on in a meeting.  In-Person or On-Line Exemplification / Ceremony is completed.  

Be sure to note 12480 for Council when prompted on the on-line form.

In-Person CUFs are also scheduled in the area on a regular basis in English and Spanish.  Check the Degree tab on the top of our Council website to check ceremony schedules. 

Welcome Aboard New Members! 

Click Here for On-Line CUF Exemplification / Ceremony

Council #12480 - Payment Center - Pay Dues or Donate to Charity

Our Financial Secretary has set up a new site (Square Center) to enable you to pay Council #12480 Membership Dues. We hope this makes the dues payment process easier. 

The site also has an option to make an additional general donation to KofC Supported Charities.

Please click on the title above or launch the following link to get to the site: Scroll down and Select Desired Payment Option


The 2023 Membership Dues process begins 12/20/22.    Please pay On-Line if possible! 

Knights of Columbus, Ladies Auxiliary & Women of St. Francis Scholarships

Dear Graduating Seniors,

We are excited to invite you to apply for one of our scholarships offered from three of our parish organizations: the St. Francis Knights of Columbus, Ladies Auxiliary and Women of St. Francis. We are very excited to open the invitation to ALL high school senior students to apply for scholarships!
It is our hope that the scholarship will alleviate some financial burden so that students can continue their spiritual growth in college. The Knights of Columbus will be awarding two (2) $1,000 General Scholarships and one (1) $1,000 Scholarship for a Columbian Squire. The Ladies Auxiliary will be awarding two (2) $1,000 General Scholarships and one (1) $1,000 Scholarship for a Squire Rose. The Knights' scholarships will be for eligible high school senior boys and the Ladies' scholarships will be for eligible high school senior girls. The Women of St. Francis will be awarding three (3) $1,000 General Scholarships. Trade and technical school applicants are also eligible for their scholarships.

Applications are available in the church office and on this website. Applications may be returned to the church office or mailed to the following address:
Knights of Columbus OR Ladies Auxiliary OR Women of St. Francis Scholarship
(please specify for which you are applying)
c/o Knights of Columbus #12480
PO Box 1920
Frisco, TX 75034

Please see this link for more information & details on the process:

January 1st - Applications available ONLINE
March 1st - Application available online and at church office
March 31st - Application deadline (ALL applications must be postmarked March 31, 2023)
May 2023 - Winners announced at 7:00pm Graduation Mass & Reception (exact time TBD)
We are excited and proud to offer these recognition scholarships and are proud of all our graduating seniors!
God Bless,
Jeremy Lunn
Knights of Columbus Scholarship Chair

Diana Elwell
Ladies Auxiliary Scholarship Chair

KofC Dallas District Meeting Presentation 1/21/23

The DDC held their midyear meeting on 1/21/23.   The meeting was well attended by Councils in the Diocese.  We had 106 attend in person and another 40 tuned in via Zoom.  

Our State Deputy, Terry Fruge was also in attendance to support the Diocese.

We'd like all Councils to review the presentation, our State and Diocese goals, information on Programs, solutions available from our Insurance Agents, new Faith iniatives, and results to date. 

We are doing well!  Keep up the great work and let's finish the Fraternal year strong! 

CASA - Community Program - Court Appointed Special Advocates - McKinney

The Knights of Columbus Council #12480 donates winter coats to the CASA Program each year as part of our Coats for Kids Community Program. 

CASA of Collin County has provided unduplicated court-appointed advocacy for children removed from their homes and placed into the child welfare system due to abuse and neglect.

Click on the link to see more details on their program, information on how to donate or volunteer to further assist the program. 

Frisco Threads - Community Program

The Knights of Columbus Council #12480 donated 24 winter coats to Frisco Threads as part of our KofC Coats for Kids Program on 11/14/22. 

Frisco Threads collects donated clothes and items to help Frisco area students in need.   Please open the link for more details on the program, to donate items or cash, and for more opportunities to volunteer. 

Let's do what we can to help our community! 

A message from Bishop Burns

A message from Bishop Burns about the Knights of Columbus to all men in the Dallas Diocese.


Join KofC Council #12480 today!

NFL 33 Scholarship Fundraiser

Here is the Team Roster / Pool for the 2022 Season. 

Teams scoring 33 points in a week win! 

Money raised by the Council for this event goes towards funding scholarships for students.  


CLICK HERE to Read More

Texas State Council

Select the Star Guide tab on the top of the State Council page and go to Star Council Awards and drop down Programs area information for guidance on current Fraternal year Star Council Award Requirements, and recommended Program activities and resources to help councils and committee chairs reach their goals. 

Knights of Columbus 4th Degree Assembly 3004

Council #12480 Members are eligible to become 4th Degree Members and join the local #3004 Assembly in Allen, TX.

Interested in becoming a 4th Degree Knight?   Please ask for a Form 4 and register as soon as possible if you are interested in becoming a member of the Patriotic arm of the Knights. All 3rd Degree Council members are eligible to become 4th Degree members. Contact District Master Ken Franch (, SK John Bannerman ( or Assembly 3004 Faithfull Navigator SK Troy A Scheffman ( for more information.


Knights of Columbus Dallas Diocese Chapter

There are 63 KofC Councils that are part of the Dallas Diocese Chapter.

There are 16 Districts within the Diocese and each is assigned a District Deputy.

Council #12480 in Frisco is part of District 111. 
District 111 also has Councils 6065 - St. Mark’s in Plano, 7850 - St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, and 13044 Our Lady of Angels in Allen.

BJPL 3rd TX District

3rd Texas District - Patriotic Degree.  Area-wide District comprised of 4th Degree Assemblies in North Texas.

The site is a good resource for looking up anything 4th Degree related. 

Form 4s can be found on this site for download if a Knight is interested in joining an Assembly within the District. 


Margarita And Tequila Tasting Fundraiser 11/4

Save the Date!   Margarita And Tequila Tasting Fundraiser 11/4

You & Your Lady are Invited! 

The Margarita & Tequila Tasting Event comes complete with a wonderful meal featuring fajita tacos and tasty compliments. On the drink front, 5 drinking tasting stations will highlight specialty tequila and margaritas on the rocks.

The cost is $60 per person to include 1 raffle ticket and admission to partake in the various drink options including food and fellowship. A silent auction is schedule for additional fundraising and special gifts.

Funds raised at this event will help the local council of the Knights of Columbus continue their fine work of helping those in need in the community through charity, unity, fraternity, and patriotism.

CLICK HERE to Read More

Life - Ace Wings

The Texas State Council - Culture of Life Program offers ACE Wings to those Knights who participate in 5 public Pro Life events in a Fraternal year. 

ACE - Stands for Pro-life without Apology, without Compromise, and without Exception.

Open this page for additional details on how to earn your ACE Wings.


Knights of Columbus Wheelchair Program - Order Form

The Knights have helped sponsor the delivery of tens of thousands of wheelchairs worldwide!  The Knights purchase wheelchairs in bulk and are able to obtain discounts for quality wheelchairs available in various sizes in partnership with the American Wheelchair Mission. 

A $150 donation will deliver a brand-new wheelchair to a child, teen, or adult in need of Hope, Mobility, Freedom, and Independence.  It is estimated that 1 wheelchair providing mobility to a person impacts 10 people in a positive way, including caregivers.

Wheelchairs can be ordered for local Texas delivery and use if needed.   Please specify that on the form if required. Please Note Council #12480 on the form.   Other orders not noted for local use will be delivered wherever the needs exist worldwide.  Knights deliver those as part of Global Wheelchair Mission work.

Please contact Bill Weber - The Texas State Wheelchair Program Chairman (located in Plano) with any questions or for assistance in getting wheelchairs delivered locally.  (214) 405-8023 or

Click on the link below to download the KofC Wheelchair Donation Form.

KofC Wheelchair Program Donation Form

Supreme – Praesidium Safe Environment Training

Praesidium Safe Environment Training for GK, Program Director, Family, Community, Squires Leaders/Counselors – (Required every 2 years in addition to Council/Diocese Safe Environment Training)

This must be done IN ADDITION to yearly Council/Diocese Safe Environment Training.


Knights of Columbus Rugged Rosary Collection

Rugged Rosaries is an official supplier for the Knights of Columbus Combat Rosaries and Paracord Rosary Collection. You will love these strong durable KofC rosaries handmade in our studios in Texas.  We supply rosaries that will enhance your faith and your prayer life and your devotion to Our Lady. 

Knights of Columbus License Plates

A major share of the special license plate fee goes to the Texas Education Agency State Council Charities account to make grants to carry out purposes of the organization, such as helping the poor and sick, and hungry and homeless children.

Committee of 1000

The Committee of One Thousand is a project of The Dallas Diocesan Chapter, a representative group of all Knights of Columbus councils in the Dallas Diocese. Membership contributions are periodically presented on behalf of the Committee members to the Office of Vocations of the Dallas Diocese.  

Our goal is to raise $10,000 to support the seminarians in the Dallas Diocese. The money is given to the Director of Vocations for the Diocese to provide for the unexpected. In years past this could include providing clothing for a seminarian who needs dress clothes to work at a parish, or transportation to return home due to an unexpected emergency, etc.

Donations of $20 per pin are requested.  You will be presented a pin in appreciation for your support.

All checks for donations to the Committee of 1000 should be made out to:

Knights of Columbus – Committee of 1000.

Memo: Council #12480 (Frisco)

Please can send your donations (no cash please) to:
SK Michael Greene, PGK PFN 7418
Hiddencreek Drive
Dallas, Texas 75252

You may also hand checks to the council District Deputy at each Council meeting. The D.D. will present the pin to you immediately.

Contact with any questions:
email is and my cell number is 214-507-5876.